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Hedge Funds

What are a trustees legal obligations on climate change?

Maged Girgis, partner at Minter Ellison, points out the growing likelihood of legal challenge for trustee directors that ignore analysis and evidence of global warming in their investment decisions, but he says any decision to include or exclude carbon-intensive assets must be one that involves, analysis, deliberation and information gathering. Recently there has been an […]
Hedge Funds

Housing: super’s next frontier

Joe Hockey’s proposal on housing is politically popular and the industry shouldn’t “kid itself” about this warned Nick Sherry, senior advisor of superannuation and pensions at Citi and former superannuation minister. One of the few asset classes in Australia that has not been commoditised by the funds management industry is residential housing, and if funds […]
Unintentional

Profile: Sunsuper trustee director Graham Heilbronn

Sunsuper is one of a few industry superannuation funds declaring itself unafraid of a liberalisation of the default awards system. Graham Heilbronn tells BRENDAN SWIFT why he is confident. Sunsuper director Graham Heilbronn doesn’t want to rail against other sectors of the superannuation industry like some of his colleagues. Instead, he’s more than willing – […]